Period
to 12 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for XML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited XML over the 6 months to 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

XML
England > North West
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 65 55
Rank change year-on-year -31 -10 -13
Permanent jobs citing XML 362 612 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.12% 4.68% 4.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.19% 10.55% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 321 471 499
North West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +15.38% -2.50%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £28,300
90th Percentile £58,500 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

XML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,419 5,803 5,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.04% 44.39% 41.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3,706 4,821 4,520
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,625 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

XML
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing XML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing XML in the North West.

Salary trend for XML in the North West

XML
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing XML in the North West over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Salary histogram for XML in the North West

XML
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing XML within the North West region over the 6 months to 12 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -26 250 £45,000 - 62
Cheshire -39 60 £37,500 -16.67% 23
Merseyside +8 30 £32,500 - 15
Lancashire -21 22 £37,500 - 11
XML
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, IT jobs citing XML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for XML.

1 174 (48.07%) HTML
2 173 (47.79%) SQL
3 163 (45.03%) Agile Software Development
4 150 (41.44%) JSON
5 133 (36.74%) JavaScript
6 131 (36.19%) Web Services
7 123 (33.98%) .NET
8 119 (32.87%) CSS
9 115 (31.77%) Java
9 115 (31.77%) C#
10 110 (30.39%) SOAP
11 92 (25.41%) ASP.NET
12 89 (24.59%) SQL Server
13 84 (23.20%) MVC
14 82 (22.65%) Finance
15 73 (20.17%) jQuery
16 69 (19.06%) Software Engineering
17 66 (18.23%) Linux
18 65 (17.96%) RESTful
19 62 (17.13%) MySQL
20 61 (16.85%) Scrum
20 61 (16.85%) Degree
21 59 (16.30%) OO
22 58 (16.02%) Test Automation
23 57 (15.75%) HTTP
24 56 (15.47%) PHP
24 56 (15.47%) Continuous Integration
24 56 (15.47%) REST
25 55 (15.19%) JIRA
26 54 (14.92%) Microsoft

XML
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 45 (12.43%) IIS
2 28 (7.73%) Tomcat
3 22 (6.08%) Apache
4 20 (5.52%) CMS
5 17 (4.70%) SharePoint
6 15 (4.14%) nginx
7 13 (3.59%) Confluence
8 12 (3.31%) WebSphere
9 8 (2.21%) Umbraco
10 7 (1.93%) Liferay
10 7 (1.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 6 (1.66%) Sitefinity
12 4 (1.10%) Apache Solr
12 4 (1.10%) MQSeries
12 4 (1.10%) WordPress
13 3 (0.83%) JBoss
14 2 (0.55%) Kentico
14 2 (0.55%) NServiceBus
14 2 (0.55%) OpenEdge
14 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.38%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.28%) Camtasia
3 1 (0.28%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.66%) Visualfiles
2 4 (1.10%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.55%) Magento
3 2 (0.55%) Maximo
3 2 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.28%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.76%) Office 365
3 9 (2.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.21%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 6 (1.66%) BrowserStack
6 6 (1.66%) Google Analytics
7 5 (1.38%) SaaS
8 4 (1.10%) GitHub
8 4 (1.10%) Zapier
9 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
10 2 (0.55%) Google Play
10 2 (0.55%) IaaS
10 2 (0.55%) PaaS
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.28%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 57 (15.75%) HTTP
2 20 (5.52%) SSL
3 16 (4.42%) Wi-Fi
4 14 (3.87%) Bluetooth
5 11 (3.04%) SSH
6 10 (2.76%) Internet
7 8 (2.21%) Intranet
8 3 (0.83%) SMS
9 2 (0.55%) Network Security
10 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.28%) PPP
10 1 (0.28%) RS-232
10 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (24.59%) SQL Server
2 62 (17.13%) MySQL
3 22 (6.08%) NoSQL
4 14 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (3.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (3.31%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (3.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (2.76%) SQL Server 2014
9 9 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.93%) Redis
11 6 (1.66%) Hadoop
11 6 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.38%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.38%) Power BI
13 4 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (1.10%) Big Data
14 3 (0.83%) DB2
14 3 (0.83%) GIS
14 3 (0.83%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 55 (15.19%) JIRA
2 45 (12.43%) Visual Studio
3 39 (10.77%) Selenium
4 27 (7.46%) Cucumber
4 27 (7.46%) Git (software)
5 25 (6.91%) MSTest
5 25 (6.91%) NUnit
6 21 (5.80%) Subversion
7 18 (4.97%) JMeter
8 17 (4.70%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (4.14%) SoapUI
10 12 (3.31%) WebDriver
11 11 (3.04%) Jenkins
12 9 (2.49%) Bitbucket
13 8 (2.21%) CocoaPods
13 8 (2.21%) JUnit
14 6 (1.66%) Redmine
15 5 (1.38%) GoCD
15 5 (1.38%) Gradle
15 5 (1.38%) Maven
General
1 82 (22.65%) Finance
2 25 (6.91%) Marketing
3 21 (5.80%) Retail
4 15 (4.14%) Banking
5 11 (3.04%) Law
6 10 (2.76%) Advertising
6 10 (2.76%) Retail Banking
7 8 (2.21%) Games
8 6 (1.66%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.66%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.10%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.83%) Electronics
10 3 (0.83%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.83%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.55%) Automotive
11 2 (0.55%) Legal
11 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.28%) Back Office
12 1 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 211 (58.29%) Developer
2 63 (17.40%) .NET Developer
3 49 (13.54%) C# Developer
4 45 (12.43%) Analyst
4 45 (12.43%) Software Developer
5 42 (11.60%) C# .NET Developer
6 40 (11.05%) Java Developer
7 34 (9.39%) Senior Developer
8 33 (9.12%) Applications Support
9 23 (6.35%) C# Software Developer
10 21 (5.80%) PHP Developer
10 21 (5.80%) Software Engineer
11 20 (5.52%) .NET Software Developer
12 19 (5.25%) Support Analyst
13 18 (4.97%) Senior Software Developer
13 18 (4.97%) SQL Developer
14 16 (4.42%) Senior .NET Developer
14 16 (4.42%) Web Developer
15 15 (4.14%) Test Analyst
16 14 (3.87%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (48.07%) HTML
2 150 (41.44%) JSON
3 131 (36.19%) Web Services
4 123 (33.98%) .NET
5 119 (32.87%) CSS
6 110 (30.39%) SOAP
7 92 (25.41%) ASP.NET
8 73 (20.17%) jQuery
9 65 (17.96%) RESTful
10 56 (15.47%) REST
11 51 (14.09%) WCF
12 46 (12.71%) ASP.NET MVC
13 45 (12.43%) Ajax
14 43 (11.88%) HTML5
15 38 (10.50%) Spring
16 28 (7.73%) XSLT
17 27 (7.46%) XHTML
18 25 (6.91%) Hibernate
18 25 (6.91%) J2EE
18 25 (6.91%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.54%) Computer Science
2 36 (9.94%) User Experience
3 29 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (3.04%) Blog
5 11 (3.04%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (2.21%) Animation
7 8 (2.21%) Fintech
8 7 (1.93%) APACS
8 7 (1.93%) Replication
9 5 (1.38%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.10%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (1.10%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.10%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.10%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.83%) Mainframe
11 3 (0.83%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.55%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.55%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 66 (18.23%) Linux
2 49 (13.54%) Windows
3 39 (10.77%) Unix
4 15 (4.14%) Android
5 13 (3.59%) Apple iOS
6 12 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.93%) Windows Server
8 6 (1.66%) AIX
9 2 (0.55%) CentOS
9 2 (0.55%) watchOS
9 2 (0.55%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.28%) HPUX
10 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.28%) Solaris
10 1 (0.28%) VME
10 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (45.03%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (23.20%) MVC
3 69 (19.06%) Software Engineering
4 61 (16.85%) Scrum
5 59 (16.30%) OO
6 58 (16.02%) Test Automation
7 56 (15.47%) Continuous Integration
8 50 (13.81%) SDLC
9 49 (13.54%) Web Development
10 44 (12.15%) TDD
11 36 (9.94%) E-Commerce
12 33 (9.12%) BDD
13 32 (8.84%) Problem-Solving
14 31 (8.56%) DevOps
14 31 (8.56%) Unit Testing
15 30 (8.29%) ITIL
16 28 (7.73%) UML
17 27 (7.46%) Analytics
17 27 (7.46%) DSDM
18 26 (7.18%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 173 (47.79%) SQL
2 133 (36.74%) JavaScript
3 115 (31.77%) C#
3 115 (31.77%) Java
4 56 (15.47%) PHP
5 39 (10.77%) T-SQL
6 37 (10.22%) C++
7 34 (9.39%) Python
8 33 (9.12%) PL/SQL
9 17 (4.70%) C
9 17 (4.70%) Perl
9 17 (4.70%) VB.NET
10 15 (4.14%) Ruby
11 14 (3.87%) VB
12 12 (3.31%) Objective-C
12 12 (3.31%) VB6
13 11 (3.04%) Groovy
13 11 (3.04%) PowerShell
14 9 (2.49%) Apple Swift
15 7 (1.93%) Go
Qualifications
1 61 (16.85%) Degree
2 30 (8.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (3.04%) ISTQB
4 10 (2.76%) ISEB
5 7 (1.93%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (1.66%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.83%) CISSP
7 3 (0.83%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.55%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (0.55%) CITP
8 2 (0.55%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.55%) IISP
8 2 (0.55%) MBCS
8 2 (0.55%) SANS
9 1 (0.28%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.28%) GCIA
9 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.28%) OSCE
9 1 (0.28%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.84%) QA
2 10 (2.76%) SLA
3 6 (1.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.66%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.55%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.28%) GDPR
5 1 (0.28%) GPG13
System Software
1 22 (6.08%) Docker
2 6 (1.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.28%) RACF
4 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (3.59%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.49%) Nagios
3 8 (2.21%) Puppet
4 4 (1.10%) cPanel
4 4 (1.10%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.28%) Ansible
6 1 (0.28%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.28%) Kibana
6 1 (0.28%) logstash
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.28%) SCCM
6 1 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.28%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 54 (14.92%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.84%) Oracle
3 15 (4.14%) Google
4 10 (2.76%) Apple
4 10 (2.76%) Splunk
5 6 (1.66%) Citrix
5 6 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.66%) VMware
6 5 (1.38%) Sybase
7 4 (1.10%) CA
7 4 (1.10%) HP
7 4 (1.10%) jBASE
7 4 (1.10%) SAP
7 4 (1.10%) Tableau
7 4 (1.10%) Temenos
8 3 (0.83%) CyberArk
8 3 (0.83%) IBM
8 3 (0.83%) Mapinfo
9 2 (0.55%) Chordiant
9 2 (0.55%) Progress